Tag Archives: Jay Colvin

The Focus is Inventory as In-Demand Areas are Seeing Shortages

August 2014: Metrostudy’s 2Q14 survey of the Triad housing market showed construction delays from the hard winter finally being mitigated, as quarterly starts increased to 632, up 14.7% over 2Q13.  Annual Starts of 2,295 were observed in the Triad in 2Q14, up 27.6% from 2Q13. Annual Closings of 2,132 in ...

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Lack of Inventory and Rising Prices Dampen Demand Growth

August 2014: Metrostudy’s 2Q14 survey of the Triangle’s housing market shows a return to a more normal operating environment, a positive direction for growth in the coming months.  For the second quarter ending June 2014, the Triangle started construction on 2,344 new homes, down 4.9% from 2Q13. Quarterly Closings – ...

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Metrostudy Market Analysis: Raleigh, North Carolina

“Unless you want to compare notes about nepotism in real estate, or hear my life story, please skip to the 2:50 point in the video! What I was trying to lead up to was that North Carolina, and Raleigh/Durham (the Triangle to us “Locals”) in general is a great place ...

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Metrostudy Markets Analyses at the 2014 Housing Leadership Summit

The housing recovery hasn’t been a one-size-fits-all proposition. In Northern California, affordability remains a constant hurdle, while Tampa, Fla., and Las Vegas are clawing their way back after dramatic losses during the recession. In Dallas and South Florida, the markets are so strong that builders are being forced to come ...

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Triad Job Growth Continues to Spur New Home Gains

(Triad, NC – March 1, 2014) The job gains that the region has realized over the past twelve months have been huge for the housing industry. However, for a sustainable recovery, job growth needs to maintain its current pace. In order for the excess housing supply to be reduced, the ...

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The Raleigh New Home Market Continues to Grow

(Raleigh, NC – March 1, 2014) The Triangle’s new home market has continued to recover, and is now moving into a more normal phase of development and construction activity. This is according to a recent report by Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm that maintains the most extensive ...

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